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Chevelle release “Jars” video, album Sci-Fi Crimes in store today, will play hometown release shows Thursday

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The band’s first single from their new album “Jars” is one of their biggest hits ever becoming their seventh Top 5 hit at rock radio. “Jars” is also currently #12 on the modern rock chart and climbing. They’ve also released the video for “Jars” (watch inside).

Later this week on Thursday September 3rd Chevelle will take part in three events in their hometown of Chicago, IL. Early that afternoon…

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Chevelle (Sci-Fi Crimes in stores now! Win Your Copy!)

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A quick glance at the fifth Epic album by Chicago-based rock trio Chevelle may give their legions of longtime fans pause. Sci-Fi Crimes song titles like “Roswell” and “Highlands Apparition” have the same guys who delivered 2004’s dynamically crunchy This Type of Thinking (Could Do Us In) and the melodic heaviosity of 2007’s Vena Sera gone conspiracy-theory flaky, wearing tinfoil hats and praying to Mr. Spock.

“Much as I love the Flaming Lips, we’re not going off in that direction,”

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AFI to co-headline MTV Ulalume Festival with Paramore

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AFI have announced that they will co-headline mtvU’s inaugural Ulalume Festival on Friday, October 23rd at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland. Davey, Jade, Adam and Hunter, collectively known as AFI, will join co-headliners Paramore along with special guests Kid Cudi and Chester Benninton’s side band, Death By Sunrise. The show, which takes its name from the Edgar Allen Poe poem of the same name, will be sure to celebrate all things spooky and this year’s Halloween. Under a gray …

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GIVEAWAY: Smile Empty Soul CD/Poster Prizepack!

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Thanks to the awesome people at F.O.F. Label Group and Luthier Society, we’re able to bring you a realllllllllly cool Smile Empty Soul prizepack! With this prizepack, you’ll get a copy of the new album Consciousness and a band poster. Oh wait, we forgot.. both are SIGNED BY THE BAND! If you want one, all you have to do is email us your name and we’ll email you back asking for your mailing address if you win! Check out a …

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The Used’s new album Artwork is out, listen to it on Twitter

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The Used have released their new album, Artwork, in stores now. Alternative Press is calling the new album “…not only the definitive album of their career but arguably one of the best records you’ll hear in 2009.” The limited edition, first run only, CD/DVD is available now at all retailers. iTunes bonus track version contains 4 extra songs.

The Used is also inviting users to take part in the first-ever 24-hour tweet-for-ticket album listening party! Their virtual listening …

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For how long will Bloc Party be gone?

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Bloc Party have had a busy weekend. First, they replaced Oasis as the headliners at Rock En Seine on Friday night after the band skipped the performance (and Noel Gallagher left the band). Frontman Kele Okerele dedicated the song “Mercury” to “those inbred twins” referring to the Gallagher brothers. Then last night at the Reading Festival, Kele announced that the band would not be returning to play the festival for a few years after having performed there three years …

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The Dead Weather Toronto and Ottawa Bootlegs

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What better way to spend your Sunday than listening to music, specifically concert bootlegs. Today, we’re able to bring to you two The Dead Weather shows. The first one was recorded at The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto, ON on June 13th. The second show is from the Ottawa Cisco BluesFest from July 19th. You can get the shows here (Toronto) and here (Ottawa). Enjoy…

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Enter Shikari To Return For Fall US Tour

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Having wrapped sold-out shows in nine countries around the globe–U.S., U.K., Japan, Germany, Hungary, Austria, Czech Republic, Belgium and the Netherlands–electronic, punk and hardcore alchemists ENTER SHIKARI return September 4 to the U.S. for a 20-city fall tour. Next, the St. Albans, England heavyweights–renowned worldwide for their incendiary live experience mixing arena-rock showmanship and punk theatrics–will continue their worldwide domination with an October headlining trek with The Devil Wears Prada, to be followed by a high-profile November tour with electronic …

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A thought on Pearl Jam’s “The Fixer” Video

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So where we are finally checking out Pearl Jam’s video for “The Fixer” and we’re laughing. Having gone to several PJ shows, we can tell you that we’ve never seen a Pearl Jam crowd react the way that the audience in the video is flipping out. In fact, we’re pretty sure that we haven’t seen Pearl Jam enjoy playing a $how that much in a while either. If you haven’t seen it yet, check it out below and try to …